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Operation Impact places emphasis on academic assessment

May 09, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Grand Canyon University launched “Operation Impact,” a three-year, institution-wide initiative, last June to evaluate the University’s processes and practices relative to academic assessment. Provost Dr. Hank Radda is leading a nine-member team that is currently research and presenting findings on GCU’s academic assessment practices to the North Central Association of the Higher Learning Commission.

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Antelope Intros: Megan Hart, TJ Clark and Nicole Lavonier

May 09, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

In this week’s Antelope Intros, we feature a university development representative who is a ministry leader at her church and loves roller coasters, a help desk analyst who is a former hairstylist, and an online faculty member who – ready? – doesn’t like pizza.

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Former Olympian gives boot camp a lift

May 08, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

GCU academic admissions counselor Jackie Johnson has a lot of stories to tell from her experience as a heptathlete in the 2008 Summer Olympics.

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GCU staffers making fitness their soul desire

May 05, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The leaders in the GCU Team Walking Challenge have different reasons for wanting to improve their fitness, but their habits are similar.

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GCU to begin intimate summer Chapel series at Tell

May 02, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The summer Chapel series takes place most Monday mornings through July 28 at Tell Science Building.

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‘Parking heroes’ rewarded for their service

April 28, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU’s Parking Hero challenge ended Friday with the award of 10 prizes to 10 employees who parked at the 27th Avenue Office Center and shuttled back and forth to the main campus to free up spaces for students in the final three weeks of school. Cindy Seminoff was one of two iPad winners, and we couldn’t be happier for her. Her young son’s iPad recently was stolen, and his birthday is this week. (We wanted the Kindle Fire anyway.)

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Antelope Intros: Alan Boelter, Lorri Babcock and Chris Gay

April 25, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Antelope Intros, we feature a student conduct coordinator who is a foster parent, an accounts payable specialist who enjoys sidearm target shooting, and a regional admissions representative who once grappled with a sumo wrestler … and almost won.

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It’s not too late to win in Walking Challenge

April 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The two-month competition is down to its final three weeks and its final challenge.

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GCU employees embrace K-12 support

April 18, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

GCU employees have pledged nearly $500,000 to Canyon’s Donation to Education, a year-old program that directs state tax funds to help pay for private-school tuition for families who otherwise couldn’t afford it, and to public school districts and public charter schools facing budget cuts impacting extracurricular activities.

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Antelope Intros: Tyler Glanzer, Kellie Sheridan and Austin Olachea

April 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

In this week’s Antelope Intros, we feature a graduate assistant in athletics compliance who used to keep llamas as pets, a student services adviser who played powder puff football in junior high, and an enrollment counselor who has traveled to Paris and Geneva but never the Grand Canyon.

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